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    Sale 2130

    Chinese Export Porcelain

    21 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1

    A VERY LARGE PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE VASES

    KANGXI PERIOD

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A VERY LARGE PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE VASES
    KANGXI PERIOD
    Each decorated with three rows of light molded, petal-shaped panels filled with "penciled" vine-hung trees, the domed covers painted en suite and centered by large knops decorated with flower-heads
    21 5/8 in. (55 cm.) high (4)


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    R. Krahl and J. Ayers illustrate a very similar covered jar in Chinese Ceramics in the Topkapi Saray Museum, Istanbul, vol. III, London, 1986, p. 1001, no. 2126. Another single was sold Sotheby's, New York, 21-22 September 2005, lot 88, and a pair was sold Christie's, New York, 23 January 2008, lot 9.

    Pre-Lot Text

    CHINESE EXPORT ART
    AUCTION AT 10:00 AM
    (LOTS 1-144)